Who we are


The Friends of the Center is a guild that was established in 2006, to raise funds to treat children with learning and speech challenged free of charged. The guild is a 501 3 (c) organization (non-profit # 65-128329) made up of parents, families and friends wanting to help children reach their full potential by supporting the Scottish Rite Language Center. The Center evaluates and treats children who have language challenges between the ages of 18 months and 18 years of age. The therapy provided to the children is FREE of charge and the only requirement is that the children have documented needs and consistently attend their appointments.

The Center treats about 70 children a year and has provided free evaluation and therapy for over 3,00 children since 1992

Board of Directors


 Chairman Paul Kalpakoff

Treasurer Mike Johnson

Secretary Pat Kalpakoff


 Annette Ballatore-Williamson

Dave Paris

Lori Hodges

Karla Morton

Tom Tatum

Ex Officio

Fresno Scottish Rite Language Center